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This paper, a part of the author’s doctoral research, examines the various e-resources to which the users of Agricultural Universities in India have access and how frequently these resources are being used by agricultural scientists, researchers, students. Data collected through a structured questionnaire from 242 users and 20 Librarians from 20 State-run Agricultural Universities in India constitute the database for the present investigation. Additionally, the study also investigates the membership of various consortiums availed by the users and whether the respondents have access to some of the key e-resources of other institutions including frequency of usage of subject gateways, blogs and wikis in the domain of Agricultural Sciences.